Teen Arrested After 4 Found Dead in Ohio Home

Boy, 16, charged with murder, kidnapping
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 15, 2015 12:43 AM CDT
Teen Arrested After 4 Found Dead in Ohio Home
People react to reports that multiple people were killed and a teenage girl injured in a shooting inside a home Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio.   (Tom Dodge/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

(Newser) – Police investigating the fatal shootings of four people at an Ohio home say they've arrested a teenager on murder and kidnapping charges. Columbus police, who have not provided a motive for the slayings, say the suspect is a 16-year-old boy. Authorities responded to a report Saturday of a female with blood on her, and officers found a teenage girl injured outside the home, then discovered the four dead inside the residence. The girl was treated at a hospital and released. The victims have been identified as 41-year-old Michael Ballour; 36-year-old Daniel Sharp; 35-year-old Angela D. Harrison; and 18-year-old Tyajah Nelson. (Read more Columbus, Ohio stories.)

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